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Mr. Silkman is a trusted and skilled nurse attorney who represents clients with Maryland Board of Nursing issues.  As an associate in the Litigation Department and a board certified registered nurse (RN-BC), he focuses his practice on professional licensure defense, healthcare law, and litigation.

He represents registered nurses, nurse practitioners, counselors, therapists, physicians, and other healthcare providers in matters involving professional licensing boards.

His recent work in licensure defense cases includes:

  • Representing a registered nurse at an evidentiary hearing before the Maryland Board of Nursing.

  • Representing a registered nurse faced with a professional incompetence charge by the Maryland Board of Nursing.

  • Representing a nurse practitioner faced with a four-count charge by the Maryland Board of Nursing related to prescribing practices and documentation.

  • Representing a licensed professional counselor under investigation by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists for alleged incompetence.

  • Representing a registered nurse under investigation by the Maryland Board of Nursing for alleged falsification of documentation and improper administration of intravenous medication.

  • Assisting a registered nurse to address a probation before judgment on a licensure renewal application.

  • Assisting a registered nurse against allegations of falsification of information on an employment application.


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Practice areas


  1. Administrative Law: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 50%



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  • Brad Michael Micklin

    Cory Silkman is an experienced attorney whose participation and comments in Avvo show his commitment to serving clients as well as his level of experience. He is an excellent attorney that I recommend wholeheartedly.


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  • Julius M. Blattner

    Mr. Silkman is an excellent attorney who pays the greatest attention to details. His background in the medical profession helps him to understand the complexities of medical malpractice litigation. He is meticulous and thorough with his work, leaving no leaf unturned. He has the ability to competently tackle any legal issue with absolute determination.


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Contact info

Tydings & Rosenberg, LLP

100 East Pratt Street
26th Floor
Baltimore, MD, 21202


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyTydings & Rosenberg, LLP2013 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland Defense CounselMember2014 - Present
MD-DC Society for Healthcare Risk ManagementMember2014 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Association of Nurse AttorneysFellow2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Michelle Morton-Hill v. Maryland Board of NursingN/A
Barbara Hess, et al. v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc., et al.N/A
Laverne Knight, et al. v. Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, P.C.N/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Yale UniversityReligious StudiesMA - Masters2003
Messiah CollegeNursingBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Balancing Science and Politics: The Challenges of Implementing Medical Marijuana LawsMedical Marijuana in The Workplace2012